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Paper2019 Registration and Suite Reservation Now Open

Paper2018 General Session Dr. Frank Newport, editor in chief at Gallup, led the discussion at Paper2018's Leadership Forum, followed by a discussion by panelists: Mike Doss of Graphic Packaging International; Mark Gardner of Sappi North America; Donna Harman of AF&PA (moderator) Tom O'Connor, Jr. of Mohawk; Andrew Wallach of Central National Gottesman, Inc.; and Pete Watson of Greif, Inc.

Dec. 10, 2018 - Paper2019 is the industry's most effective event for meeting with key representatives across the paper value chain. Register for the event and book your suite today so you can start filling your appointment calendars.

Register Today!

All Paper2019 attendees must register.

  • Early fee: $169; after February 15, 2019: $219
  • Online registration and Paper2019 Event Access Pass details are available at

Book Your Official Paper2019 Suite

Securing an Official Paper2019 Suite at the Trump Hotel Chicago or The Langham, Chicago maximizes your company's visibility at the event and provides the best meeting space to strengthen your relationships with customers, suppliers, manufacturers, publishers and distributors of printing paper and packaging material.

Book your suite by December 14 and receive 5 extra event passes for a total of 9 complimentary event passes as part of your suite package.

Reserve your suite by contacting Nicole Boland at: or call (312) 673-5828.

Reserve Your Hotel Room

We are pleased to recommend two hotels for your stay in Chicago: the Trump Hotel Chicago and The Langham, Chicago — located directly across the street from one another. All Official Paper2019 Suites and events will be hosted in these two luxury hotels to maximize your networking opportunities.

Discounted prices at both hotels are available for Paper2019 attendees.


Our event website provides the most up-to-date information on the event schedule and registration, program speakers, Official Paper2019 Suite holders and more.

About Paper2019

Hosted by the American Forest & Paper Association and the National Paper Trade Association, Paper2019 provides the industry's leaders with exclusive networking opportunities and timely programming.

The American Forest & Paper Association (AF&PA) serves to advance a sustainable U.S. pulp, paper, packaging, tissue and wood products manufacturing industry through fact-based public policy and marketplace advocacy. AF&PA member companies make products essential for everyday life from renewable and recyclable resources and are committed to continuous improvement through the industry's sustainability initiative — Better Practices, Better Planet 2020.

The forest products industry accounts for approximately four percent of the total U.S. manufacturing GDP, manufactures approximately $300 billion in products annually, and employs nearly 950,000 men and women. The industry meets a payroll of approximately $55 billion annually and is among the top 10 manufacturing sector employers in 45 states. Visit AF&PA online at or follow us on Twitter @ForestandPaper.